Date: Fri, 08 Apr 2005 08:08:36 +1000
From: Peter Wilkins <wilkinsp_nospamnospamail.com.au>
Subject: Re: over heating white smoke


On 7 Apr 2005 14:29:46 -0700, "es" <saab9turbonospamo.com> wrote : >i hav a 1990 saab 9000 cd 2.0 turbo and the thing runs really nice but >there is white smoke comming from the tail pipe it idles right at >800-900 rpm really nice runs good too but what is with the smoke (lots >of steam i think) and it over heats whn sitting still i replaced the >thermostat but thats not it so i thik it might be the fan switch i got >a boos controler and it is at 12-13 psi right now is the white smoke >the head gaskit? and can i drive it? Could be the head gasket but it could also be the turbo. My 9-5 started blowing white smoke and it was the turbo - replaced under warranty, fortunately: perhaps a bit late for warranty for the 9000.... --=20 Regards, Peter Wilkins

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